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As AMASA grows rapidly year on year, it becomes a bigger imperative for the governing body to add more focus on celebrating and sharing high standards of work, innovation, executions, trends and strategy within the media and advertising industry. Therefore this year, AMASA is proud to announce the first ever AMASA Awards. 2 Jul 2014

Plus a chance to win John Legend tickets! 26 Jun 2014

The primary focus of AMASA (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) is the education of people with an interest in the media, marketing and advertising industry, with a view to improving knowledge and skill in media decision-making techniques and their use. This year AMASA is allocating ALP (AMASA Learnership Programme) positions to 10 gifted graduates who wish to embed their careers in the media and advertising world and is seeking top agency partners. 25 Jun 2014

At AMASA's February forum, tech guru and radio personality Aki Anastasiou shared the latest insights and trends in technology and gadgets from his trip to the CES 2014 in Las Vegas earlier this year. As a follow up discussion, this week Wednesday, 5 March, AMASA asks 'What's next?' 3 Mar 2014

AMASA Cape Town is proud to present Diane Charton as the first of our monthly guest speakers in 2014. Kicking off at 5pm on Thursday, 27 February, Diane will be addressing "The Role of Education in a Dynamic Communications Industry". This will be an invaluable opportunity for current and future advertising professionals to listen to one of the industry's thought-leaders address the challenges of staying current in an industry that is constantly evolving. 24 Feb 2014

Radio personality and tech guru Aki Anastasiou will be headlining AMASA's February forum next week to discuss the gadgets and technologies unveiled at the recently held CES (consumer electronics show) Las Vegas 2014 event and their impact on the media landscape. 6 Feb 2014

Tickets for one of the industry's most anticipated bashes of the year, the annual AMASA party, are being snapped up fast but the industry is reminded that tickets must be booked and paid for to gain entrance. 28 Oct 2013

The Advertising and Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has made its textbook, the Nuts & Bolts of Media Planning, available for purchase at Skoobs in Montecasino. 22 Oct 2013

Tickets for one of the industry's most anticipated bashes of the year, the annual AMASA party, are now available for online purchase. 8 Oct 2013

Andrew Human, CEO of the Loerie Awards, will be showcasing the best of the best from the Loeries at the next AMASA (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) forum this Wednesday, 2 October. 1 Oct 2013

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has announced the date for its annual industry bash and fundraiser. 19 Sep 2013

AMASA has created a YouTube channel which is loaded with the Roger Garlick Awards presentation video containing the Grand Prix, AMASA Gold, and details of the finalist entries. 11 Sep 2013

The AMASA Roger Garlick Awards, sponsored by DStv Media Sales, announced Mindshare as the overall victor of this year's Roger Garlick Awards at the MOST Awards. Also impressing the judges was Gloo, being awarded an AMASA Gold. 5 Sep 2013

What is the role of the media manager within agencies and is their existence clarified? AMASA will be debating this topic on Wednesday, 4 September. 28 Aug 2013

After some debate, five of the 25 entries for the The Roger Garlick Awards have impressed the judges and been awarded finalist status. 12 Aug 2013

"As this was the first year we've tried the online entry route, we've experienced a few gremlins in the system, resulting in the extension," says AMASA Chairperson Lyn Jones. "The deadline has been extended to this Friday, 19 July." 17 Jul 2013

25 July sees the commencement of the annual AMASA workshop where brand managers, media planners and media owners will gain a fundamental understanding of the inner workings of the media and advertising industry. Lectures will be delivered in a concise and practical manner by media heavyweights. 15 Jul 2013

AMASA reminds all marketers, media agencies, communicators and students wishing to enter the annual Roger Garlick Awards, that entries close this Friday,12 July. 9 Jul 2013

On Wednesday, 3 July, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) hosts former Unilever media director Debbie Dale who discusses the often subjective topic of media negotiations. 27 Jun 2013

The annual part time media management course, run by AMASA (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa) in conjunction with the AAA (Association of Advertising Agencies), kicks off on 16 July and will run for a period of six months. 21 Jun 2013

The much anticipated Roger Garlick Awards are open for submissions and this year, entries can be submitted online. Other changes to the award include entry by category and an Ignition Award aimed at students. 6 Jun 2013

On Wednesday, 5 June, the Advertising Media Association tackles the topic "client and agency relationships" to discuss whether businesses are geared for multiple agency partnerships. Panelists from Samsung, Vodacom, Kimberly-Clark and Unilever share their views. 24 May 2013

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) thanks those media agencies and media owners who ensured another successful annual Golf Day last week, the purpose of which is to raise funds for the AMASA Learnership Programme (ALP). 16 May 2013

Lyn Jones, Chairperson of the AMASA Johannesburg committee has confirmed the following committee members for the 2013/14 financial year. 17 Apr 2013

Bookings for this year's annual AMASA Golf Day, themed 'Superheroes' has already confirmed 22 of the 30 available fourballs. The industry is reminded to book their fourballs or secure sponsorships as soon as possible. 10 Apr 2013

This year's annual AMASA Golf Day, themed 'Superheroes' will be held at Parkview golf club on 9 May. The event is well attended each year by media owners, media agencies and marketers and AMASA is calling for sponsorships to support the initiative. 22 Mar 2013

Confirmed for the afternoon of 6 March, Pete Langschmidt of ConsumerScope delves into the 'Real penetration of South African print and digital media.' According to his presentation 'the fact of the matter is that newspaper and magazine readership is impossibly high, not unbelievably high, impossibly high.' 25 Feb 2013

Kicking off its fifth year of attracting bright young talent into the media industry, the AMASA Learnership Programme (ALP) is open for 2013 intern applications. 5 Feb 2013

Donald Liphoko, chief director of advertising and media buying for the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS) is the first guest of AMASA's monthly forums for 2013. He will address the industry on 6 February. 28 Jan 2013

For the first time in its party history, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has celebrated a sell-out success of its annual event and its all thanks to members of the advertising, marketing and media community. 1 Nov 2012

On the 25th October, the advertising, media and marketing industry will be rocking Lonehill Shebeen style to raise funds for AMASA's Annual Learnership Programme (ALP). With ticket sales hotting up, the industry is urged to get their party spots confirmed as soon as possible. 16 Oct 2012

Following a rigorous judging process, the Roger Garlick Award entrants have been critiqued, scrutinised, praised and a list of finalists has emerged which will be announced at AMASA's next forum to be held on the 1st August 2012. 26 Jul 2012

The next annual AMASA workshop will be held at the picturesque Little Switzerland resort in the Drakensburg from the 2-5 August 2012. Themed the Nuts n Bolts of Media Planning, the workshop will provide delegates with a dearth of information by leading industry players. 23 Jul 2012

On Wednesday, the 4th July, AMASA is debating the necessity or redundancy of agency commission. Howard Fox of GIBS, Richard Proctor of Vizeum and Ross Sergeant of OMD will debate the issue. 3 Jul 2012

The Advertising and Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is holding its annual fundraising party at St Yves Beach Club in Camps Bay on 16 September 2010. Themed around the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas it promises to be an unforgettable night, with proceeds going to the AMASA Bursary Fund. 6 Sep 2010

Following the successful first year of AMASA's Learnership Programme (ALP), the 2010 campaign is open for applications, but don't delay as deadline for submissions is Thursday the 10th June. 8 Jun 2010

AMASA invites you to the October meeting where Gordon Patterson of the Starcom Mediavest Group and longstanding ABC board member, explores one of the most hotly debated subjects in South Africa - the Media Inflation Watch numbers. 2 Oct 2009

In a ‘double-header', the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) hosts Francesco Mariola, CEO of the Media and Business Tracking Solution (MBTS), discussing issues around measurement of return on investment and Gordon Patterson, Managing Director of Starcom and Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) panel member, sharing recent developments in the reporting of circulation data. 4 May 2009

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) reminds media planners, strategists, advertisers and marketers that entries for the 2009 Roger Garlick Awards close next Friday, 13 February 2009. 4 Feb 2009

Media planners, strategists, creative agencies and marketers are eligible to enter their campaigns which demonstrate the most innovative use of media for the 2009 Roger Garlick Awards. The sponsor partnership between Oracle Airtime Sales and these awards continues this year and entries close on the 13th February 2009. 28 Nov 2008

Join us on the 8th October for the next AMASA meeting where guest speaker Randall Abrahams shares his presentation titled “The effect of media on the audience' which focuses on the overall levels of media coverage and how it plays a cumulative role in affecting consciousness and behaviour. 23 Sep 2008

Realising the potential of social marketing, the Johannesburg chapter of AMASA (Advertising and Media Association of SA) has added Facebook to its communication mix as a channel to forge online avenues of communication with current and potential members. 5 Sep 2008

AMASA invites you and your colleagues to its monthly meeting on Wednesday 3 September at the JSE, 1 Exchange Square, Gwen Lane, Sandown at 16h30 as we explore how Digital Marketing can be effectively integrated throughout the many digital advertising channels available and how to apply them in a way that supports classic media channels. 29 Aug 2008

Join us on Tuesday 12th August where AMASA (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa) explores our current ad spend landscape with industry expert Mike Leahy, Media Manager for IBIS Media Data Services. 31 Jul 2008

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) invites media, marketing and advertising players to attend this year's annual workshop, entitled 'Consumer Connections Boot Camp' to be held at Little Switzerland, Drakensberg from 21-24 August. 9 Jul 2008

Join us on Wednesday 2nd July where AMASA (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa) hosts Millward Brown's Marketing Sciences specialist Hendrik van Vuuren who will lead a thought-provoking discussion around what many of us in the marketing, media and advertising industry are talking about - to spend or not to spend in the threat of recession. 26 Jun 2008

Calling all marketers, media owners, ad agency staff, media planners and strategists and anyone wanting to better understand our diverse media environment and the art of media planning. AMASA's annual workshop will be taking place from 21-24 August at Little Switzerland, Drakensburg. 18 Jun 2008

AMASA's part-time Media Management module at the AAA School of Advertising is in full swing. The course delves into the details of constructing a winning media plan for beginners, and is just as effective as a refresher course for those in the know. 10 Jun 2008

This Wednesday the 4th June, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA), hosts media, marketing and communications guru, Lev David. 29 May 2008

AMASA's Golf Day will take place on the 22nd May at the Parkview Golf course. Whilst the field has been sold out, there is still opportunity for media owners and agencies to participate as hole and prize sponsors. 15 May 2008

This Wednesday, the 7th May, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) hosts two captivating newspaper personalities, Peter Bruce of Avusa and Themba Khumalo, editor of the Daily Sun. 6 May 2008

At the Advertising Media Association of South Africa's (AMASA's) AGM held at the JSE on 2 April 2008, members of the advertising, media and marketing industries voted in the 2008/2009 committee. 7 Apr 2008

The vote is in! At AMASA's AGM, finalists for the 2008 Roger Garlick Awards were announced as follows: 3 Apr 2008

On the 2nd April, the advertising marketing and communications industries will have the opportunity to vote in the 2008/09 AMASA Committee. Nominations for those wishing to stand on the committee are welcomed. The 2008 Roger Garlick Award finalists will also be made known at this meeting. 27 Mar 2008

This Wednesday the 5th March, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA), hosts recently appointed country manager for Google SA, Stafford Masie. 29 Feb 2008

The judging panel for the 2008 Roger Garlick Awards has been announced. Headed by Frank Tilley of The People Group, judges will be looking for outstanding media innovation backed by solid strategy. 11 Feb 2008

Advertising and media industry players will discuss the controversial topic of “Load Shedding” at February's AMASA meeting. 4 Feb 2008

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa's (AMASA) deadline for entry into the Roger Garlick Award is set for February 13th. This year's overall Roger Garlick Award winner will walk away with R25 000 cash and each AMASA Gold recipient will be awarded R5000. The cost per entry is R550 inclusive of VAT. 16 Jan 2008

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has officially opened entries for the Roger Garlick Award which recognises exceptional innovation in media. Entries close on the 13th February. Judges for the 2008 Roger Garlick Awards will be looking for entries with strong strategy as the underlying factor. 20 Nov 2007

It is with apologies that AMASA announces tomorrow night's last monthly meeting (Wednesday, 7th November at the JSE) has been cancelled, due to our guest speaker Gail Curtis being ill. 6 Nov 2007

The Advertising Media Association will hold its last monthly meeting for 2007 on the 7th November at the JSE. Addressing the marketing and communications industry is Gail Curtis, CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi. The topic of her discussion is ‘Consumers Take Control'. 2 Nov 2007

There are just two sleeps left before 1200 party-goers from the advertising and media industry converge on Fourways! We're down to the last 120 tickets. So if you want ride with the posse, you better get saddled up at fast! 23 Oct 2007

There has been a lot of activity in Auckland Park this year! One hot topic right now in the marketing and advertising industry is how media agencies and marketers are moving forward with the SABC's current advertising pricing structures. The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) will unpack this topic at its upcoming meeting on the 3rd October. 28 Sep 2007

Over 50 delegates recently returned from AMASA's Annual Workshop, tired, but inspired. After two and a half days of intensive lectures, delegates were given the opportunity to let their hair down and blow off some steam. 19 Sep 2007

"Put your hands in the air and give me all your money!" Ma Baker and other gangsters are pulling a 'Robin Hood' at the enthusiastically anticipated annual Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) charity event AKA The Party of the Year! 17 Sep 2007

Advertising legend Reg Lascaris, co-founder of the renowned TBWA Hunt Lascaris advertising agency will be addressing "The Future of Advertising Communication" at the next Advertising Media Association of South Africa meeting. AMASA is calling on members and interested parties to attend the monthly meeting, being held at The Inanda Club, 1 Forrest Road, Inanda, Sandton at 16h30, on the 29 August 2007. 24 Aug 2007

On 13 June 2007, some 25 media and communication experts from around the world descended on the small French seaside town of Cannes for the 54th Cannes Media Lions. This venue, known for its celebrity status and extravagant lifestyle, lived up to its reputation. 24 Aug 2007

Media planners, strategists and buyers and all those wanting to strengthen their role in advertising and media have two weeks to register for AMASA's workshop, “The return of the Big Idea”, being held at Little Switzerland, Drakensberg, from 30 August to 2 September. 7 Aug 2007

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) proudly presents Mike Boon, Executive Chairman of the Vulindlela Network, a company specialising in the cultural enhancement of organisations. Mike will be presenting the topic of 'Transformation' at the August AMASA meeting, to be held at the JSE in Sandown. 26 Jul 2007

This Wednesday the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) explores the dynamic radio landscape. Marketers, advertisers and agency communication professionals wanting to stay on top of the radio wave will benefit from this lively discussion. 29 Jun 2007

There is one thing that distinguishes good media plans from great ones and good media planners from industry leaders - the 'Big Idea'. The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) invites media, marketing and advertising players to engage in "The return of the Big Idea" at the 2007 AMASA Workshop being held at Little Switzerland, Drakensberg, 30 August - 2 September 2007. 22 Jun 2007

This year's AMASA Channel Strategy Workshop is guaranteed to give you, the advertising community, the power you need to stay one step ahead of everyone. Power to the people of advertising! 19 Jun 2007

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) proudly presents Graham Warsop. Members of AMASA, media owners, agencies and marketers are invited to join this creative legend on Thursday, 7 June. 4 Jun 2007

The overall Roger Garlick Award winner and four AMASA Gold recipients were announced at the prestigious AdFocus Awards. This award, initiated by the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA), aims to promote innovation in media planning and placement in South Africa. 23 May 2007

The success of the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is underpinned by a strong membership base. For the year ahead, it calls on members from the marketing, advertising, media and communication disciplines to join in and enjoy the benefits of this highly-respected association. 11 May 2007

PVR has been called the advertisers' and TV networks executives' worst nightmare. Will the growing popularity of PVR play into the hands of terrestrial television media owners? Will PVR prove to be the beginning of the end for the 30" TV spot? 4 May 2007

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) welcomed and announced its Johannesburg 2007/2008 committee at the annual AGM held on Wednesday 4 April 2007, at the JSE in Sandown. 16 Apr 2007

After an intense judging process, seven finalists for the Advertising Media Association of South Africa’s (AMASA’s) Roger Garlick Award have been announced. 11 Apr 2007

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is calling on members and interested parties to attend the Annual General Meeting, to be held at the JSE in Sandown on Wednesday, 4 April 2007. Amongst other items, voting for the new 2007/2008 committee and announcement of finalists for the coveted Roger Garlick Awards will be on the agenda. 30 Mar 2007

The AMASA (Advertising Media Association of South Africa) Annual General Meeting is rapidly approaching, as another financial year comes to a close. AMASA is calling on industry personnel to nominate key players to serve on the 2007/8 AMASA Committee. 13 Mar 2007

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA), along with leading media experts, will be hosting an interactive discussion forum at the upcoming AMASA meeting. Join us on Wednesday, 7th March, at the JSE in Sandton and find out more about the current status of the television industry. 6 Mar 2007

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has tasked leading industry experts to take on the role of judging the 2007 Roger Garlick Award. Judges will need to evaluate each entry on the following criteria: communication goals reached, media strategy, creative execution, integrated/harmonised effect and overall value for money economy. 14 Feb 2007

A reminder that entries for The Advertising Media Association of South Africa's (AMASA's) Roger Garlick Award are due by close of business on 23 February 2007. R20 000 cash is up for grabs as well as a profile in the prestigious annual AdFocus publication. 6 Feb 2007

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has launched a striking advertising campaign to maximise awareness and motivate the marketing, advertising and media fraternity to enter outstanding media ideas into the Roger Garlick Awards for 2006. 24 Jan 2006

The communication and advertising industry is invited to attend the Advertising Media Association of South Africa's (AMASA's) first 2006 meeting where Barrie Bramley will discuss improving communication with, and to, all generations. The dynamic presentation, 'Mind the Gap!" will be at the JSE on 1 February 2006.  23 Jan 2006

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) Cape Town announced its new committee for 2005 at its recently held AGM. 17 May 2005

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) will announce the finalists of the prestigious Roger Garlick Award at their Annual General Meeting to be held at 16h30 on Wednesday 20 April 2005 at The Inanda Club Ballroom. 3 Apr 2005

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is proud to announce that entries into the 2005 Roger Garlick Awards have increased by a phenomenal 80%, resulting in the highest number of entries since the introduction of the Awards. 31 Mar 2005

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has announced its judging chairman and panel for the highly coveted, 2005 Roger Garlick Awards. 16 Feb 2005

Entries have been flooding in for the 2005 Roger Garlick Award, an initiative of AMASA (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa). Don't miss the opportunity to have your innovative media idea crowned the ultimate winner of this prestigious award.  16 Feb 2005

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) recently announced that Oracle Airtime Sales will once again be the main sponsor of the 2005 Roger Garlick Award. 27 Jan 2005

Elevating the 6th annual Roger Garlick Award to a new level of excellence, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has introduced media categories into the 2005 Roger Garlick Award. 24 Jan 2005

Entrench your message in the minds of tomorrow's media moguls, further aiding AMASA's education drive, by securing your page in the upcoming third edition of the AMASA textbook. Bid for space and secure prime positions at an auction being held this Wednesday, 24 November 2004. 22 Nov 2004

Preparations for AMASA's Halloween party, on Thursday 28 October 2004 are well underway and as per tradition there are some amazing prizes up for grabs for the most innovative outfits. So get creative, get original, get going and start planning your Halloween attire now! 17 Oct 2004

AMASA's annual industry event has become an institution. It's the one day of the year that South Africa's media and advertising industry really lets its hair down and parties 'til dawn. The 2004 event is expected to be a resounding success with this year's theme being 'Halloween'. So to make sure you're part of the festivities diarise the date Thursday 28 October 2004 and be prepared to party the night away! 7 Oct 2004

Don't miss out on the biggest event of the year! Bookings have opened for the industry bash of the year so to ensure you are part of the celebrations at the AMASA's 2004 Halloween party book today! With only 800 tickets available you need to book early to avoid disappointment! 28 Sep 2004

The next AMASA meeting will be held on Wednesday 29 September at the Inanda Club, at Chukkas at 16h15. Join us for an insightful discussion by Neil Higgs, Director of Research Surveys, one of the country's foremost marketing research suppliers. 16 Sep 2004

August is women's month and a good time to celebrate the increasingly important role women are playing in the business arena. AMASA (The Advertising Media Association of South Africa) invites you and your colleagues to an insightful presentation by Dr Klaas Jonkheid, Director, iD8 Marketing Services, entitled Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus - Unravelling The Differences. 19 Aug 2004

The President of the National Olympic Committee of South Africa (NOCSA), Sam Ramsamy, will head up a discussion on the Athens 2004 Olympics at the next AMASA meeting to be held on Wednesday 23 June at the Inanda Club. 3 Jun 2004

On Wednesday, 19 May 2004, the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) along with leading media experts will be hosting a discussion forum on "Impulse Publishing versus Well-Thought-Out Magazine Launches". 13 May 2004

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is proud to announce advertising agency King James as the winner of the prestigious Roger Garlick Award 2004, in recognition of Devin Kennedy's creative and inventive Cape Argus "Classified Call-in Campaign". 10 May 2004

The new committee for AMASA Cape Town was announced at the AGM held at the Aquarium on 31 March 2004. Bridget Harris-Peil from O&M will remain as chairperson with the rest of the team handling the following portfolios. 10 May 2004

Here's your chance to enhance your expertise and brush up on your skills with the AMASA weekend workshop which will once again take place at Little Switzerland in the Drakensburg from Wednesday 19th – Sunday 23rd of May 2004. 29 Apr 2004

Karen Bailey, Director of Cinevation, has been elected Chairperson of the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) Johannesburg for the third consecutive year. Rob Smuts, Managing Director, RMS Media was voted in as Vice Chairperson. 25 Apr 2004

AMASA Cape Town is very excited to inform you of a fundraising party to be held on Friday, 30th April, 7pm till late, and everyone in the ad and marketing industry (plus your friends!) is invited! 14 Apr 2004

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) announced its new committee at its annual AGM held at the Inanda Club in Johannesburg, on the 29th March, 2004.  30 Mar 2004

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) announced the 2004 Roger Garlick Award finalists at its AGM function, generously sponsored by Oracle Airtime Sales, at the Inanda Club in Johannesburg last night (Monday 29 March). 29 Mar 2004

The Advertising Media Association of SA's AGM will take place on Monday, 29 March 2004. Nominations are being invited for new committee members. 15 Mar 2004

The recent AMASA discussion on de-mystifying the huge and often misunderstood SA Teen Market, revealed some very interesting facts and brought those who attended a little closer to solving the puzzle of SA's teen market. 11 Mar 2004

Join AMASA JHB on Wednesday 3 March 2004 at the Inanda Club for a panel debate on the highly topical South African teen market. 26 Feb 2004

With no rate increases this year, there's no better time for new members to join the Advertising Media Association and benefit from a host of activities in 2004. 23 Feb 2004

Join AMASA Cape Town at their next meeting on February 24th, 17h15-17h45, at the Winchester Mansions Hotel Sea Point for a panel debate featuring Paul Kerton (wicked), Craig Sims (Zigzag, blunt and Saltwater Girl), Samantha Sneddon (Seventeen) and Barry and Suegnette Comber (Free 4 All). 17 Feb 2004

The deadline is looming for this year's Roger Garlick Award, an initiative of the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA). Friday 27 February 2004 is D-day for entries, so make sure you're not left out of the running. 11 Feb 2004

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has announced its judging chairman and panel for the 2004 Roger Garlick Awards. 22 Jan 2004

Friday, 27 February 2004, is D-day for entries into the 2004 Roger Garlick Award, so make sure that your innovative media plans are not forgotten. 19 Jan 2004

Have you decided which campaigns you'll be entering into South Africa's most prestigious media award next year? It's time to prepare your entries for the Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) 2004 Roger Garlick Awards for excellence in media strategy and innovation. 1 Dec 2003

Thursday 30 October 2003 saw hundreds of media owners, buyers, planners and advertisers celebrating the night away and winning amazing prizes at the annual Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) event – this year themed as Born in the RSA. 7 Nov 2003

Reality TV has taken the world by storm, with South Africa hosting its very own Big Brother and Big Brother Africa as well as two highly successful seasons of Idols. 3 Nov 2003

There are just a few tickets left for AMASA's Born in the RSA event on Thursday 30 October at the Liban Conference Centre in Woodmead. But get in fast because there are only 800 hundred tickets available and 400 are already sold! 22 Oct 2003

Each year the Advertising Media Association of SA (AMASA) selects a charity to benefit from the generosity of its committee, members and supporters, and this year AMASA has elected to support Cotlands Baby Sanctuary who are celebrating 67 years of service. 8 Oct 2003

Please diarise this now for our big annual party bash! The evening will include snacks, great music and dance floor, for your convenience the courtyard will be covered with a Marquee. So get your wicked party gear together and be ready for a hauntingly good time! 1 Oct 2003

AMASA's annual industry event has become an institution. It's the one day of the year that South Africa's media industry really lets its hair down and parties 'til dawn. 11 Sep 2003

Tribute to AMASA's Advertising Communication Workshops has spread far and wide, even reaching those media people far beyond our borders. 1 Sep 2003

Join AMASA Johannesburg at the Inanda Club for a hamburger and a 'hot' debate on 'Delivering the Daily Bread! 21 Aug 2003

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) is pulling out all the stops to make their 2003 event the industry's most talked about and enjoyed happening of the year. 20 Jul 2003

If you want to hear the latest thinking on advertising communication, don't miss the Johannesburg Advertising Media Association of SA's August weekend workshop. 19 Jun 2003

At the Financial Mail AdFocus Awards banquet on Monday 19 May, Grant Willemse and Colin Ramparsadh of Saatchi & Saatchi walked off with the prestigious 2003 AMASA Roger Garlick Award trophy for their Osram Light Bulbs "Studio Lights" campaign.  22 May 2003

Karen Bailey, Director of Cinevation and Take Television, has been re-elected Chairperson of AMASA (Advertising Media Association of SA) Johannesburg for 2003. 9 Apr 2003

AMASA Cape Town are very pleased to announce the new committee for 2003/2004. The following were voted in at the AGM committee meeting on Tuesday 1 April 2003 at the President Hotel in Cape Town. 7 Apr 2003

At AMASA's Johannesburg AGM held at The Venue in Rivonia on Monday 31 March, AMASA members turned up in droves to vote for their 2003 committee members. 2 Apr 2003

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) announced the 2003 Roger Garlick Award finalists at its AGM function held at The Venue in Rivonia last night (Monday 31 March). 31 Mar 2003

Now is the time to send through your nominations for the 2003 AMASA Committee! 19 Mar 2003

AMASA has some fascinating topics and speakers planned for this year, so don't miss out - put the dates in your diary now. 19 Feb 2003

Friday 21 February 2003 is D-day for entries into the 2003 Roger Garlick Award, so make sure that your innovative media plans are not forgotten. 14 Jan 2003

If the answer is yes, then start preparing your entries for the 2003 Roger Garlick Award. An initiative of AMASA (the Advertising Media Association of South Africa), the Roger Garlick Award was designed to recognise strategic and innovative media campaigns. And besides being recognised by your peers and rewarded with the floating trophy, the winner will be jetting off to attend the Cannes International Advertising Festival in June 2003.  18 Nov 2002

Thursday 24 October 2002 saw hundreds of media owners, buyers, planners and advertisers celebrating the night away and winning amazing prizes at the annual Advertising Media Association Of South Africa (AMASA) event - this year themed as Time Warp. 5 Nov 2002

Over 50 talented young students have successfully completed this year's AMASA Media Course at the AAA School of Advertising and the Boston Media House in Johannesburg, and they are now actively seeking career opportunities in the media and advertising industries. 16 Oct 2002

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) has announced its judging chairman and panel for the 2003 Roger Garlick Awards. 15 Oct 2002

Each year the Advertising Media Association of SA (AMASA) selects a charity to benefit from the generosity of its committee, members and supporters, and this year AMASA has elected to support the Rau Rag who will in turn make sure that all contributions go to a worthy cause. 3 Oct 2002

Due to unforeseen circumstances the venue for the AMASA general meeting scheduled for 30 September 2002 has been moved to Caxton House, 368 Jan Smuts Ave, Craighall Park. 25 Sep 2002

Bookings for AMASA's Time Warp event opened on Wednesday 25 September and if the first few days are anything to go by, all 800 tickets will be sold in record time. 21 Sep 2002

Preparations for AMASA's Time Warp Happening, on Thursday 24 October are well underway and there are some amazing prizes up for grabs this year for the funkiest outfits. So get creative, get original, get going and start planning your attire now. 12 Sep 2002

If you're looking to walk off with the 2003 Roger Garlick trophy and win a trip to the Cannes International Advertising Festival next year, make sure you're at AMASA's meeting on Monday 30 September, when Gordon Muller will be sharing some judging insights. 9 Sep 2002

The theme is ‘Time Warp’ and the date is Thursday 24 October 2002, so put it in your diary and get out your dancing shoes. AMASA’s annual industry event has become an institution. It’s the one day of the year that South Africa’s media industry really lets its hair down and parties ‘til dawn. So make sure you’re part of the festivities this year. 23 Aug 2002

AMASA Joh'burg's July meeting on Monday 29 July will tempt even the most confirmed homebodies out into the cold to hear Yvonne Johnston talking about branding our country both locally and abroad. 16 Jul 2002

We’ve been using LSM’s for many years but now there’s the new segmentation study, which was conducted in association with the Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing. 12 Jun 2002

Winners of the Advertising Media Association of SA (AMASA) Roger Garlick Awards were announced at the Loerie Awards ceremony in the Sun City Superbowl on Saturday 8 June 2002. 9 Jun 2002

Karen Bailey, Director of Cinevation and Take Television, has been elected Chairperson of AMASA (Advertising Media Association of SA) for 2002. 26 Apr 2002

The new Cape Town AMASA committee for 2002/3 was voted in at our AGM held at the President Hotel on the 27th of March. 25 Apr 2002

It’s time for AMASA members to renew their subscriptions and for new members to join and benefit from a full year of activities. AMASA is committed to becoming more representative of South Africa’s demographic profile and as such is encouraging black members from the advertising and marketing industry to join the association and contribute their skills and knowledge on all levels. 24 Apr 2002

Recognising that the industry has changed dramatically over the past few years, AMASA has amended the content of its bi-annual Workshops accordingly. Says Trish Guilford, head of AMASA’s Workshop Committee: "It is simply not enough to cover only media anymore. Planners, buyers, media owners and marketers need to look at brands holistically so we have moved the workshops up a level to encompass Advertising Communication." 19 Apr 2002

At the AGM held at The Venue in Rivonia, Johannesburg on Monday 8 April, AMASA members turned up in droves to vote for their 2002 committee members. 12 Apr 2002

The Advertising Media Association of South Africa (AMASA) announced the 2002 Roger Garlick Awards finalists at a function held at The Venue in Rivonia on Monday night. 8 Apr 2002

To all those who joined us at the AMASA Penthouse Party, thanks for your support in making the first Cape Town party a great success - we hope to make this an annual event. 19 Mar 2002

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